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Examples of Proverbs 1

Examples of Proverbs 1. Proverbs are popular, memorable and wise sayings expressed in a brief and effective manner. Proverbs often advice about how to live your life. With Examples of Proverbs 1 lesson, learn the examples of common proverbs and their meanings! Use these famous proverbs in your writing and enhance your writing skills. Click & view the activities ‘Famous English Proverbs Meanings 1‘ and ‘Famous English Proverbs Meanings 2‘ to practise these proverbs more.


A rolling stone gathers no mossA person who does not settle in one place will not make progress
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bushIt’s better to be content with what you have than to risk losing everything by seeking to get more
A barking dog seldom bitesDon’t be afraid of people that always threaten you as they rarely take action
Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy wealthy and wiseSomeone who gets enough sleep and starts work early in the day will have a successful life
It’s no use locking the stable door after the horse has boltedIt is too late try to prevent something that has already happened
Too many cooks spoil the brothIf too many people are involved in a task or activity, it will not be done well
All that glitters is not goldNot everything that looks precious or true turns out to be so
An apple a day keeps the doctor awayEating apples or fruits and vegetables is a way to live healthy
A picture is worth a thousand wordsA complex idea can be conveyed with just a single image
Actions speak louder than wordsWhat you do is more important than what you say
Better late than neverIt’s better to finish something late than to never do it at all
Birds of a feather flock togetherPeople of the same sort or with the same tastes and interests will be found together
Don’t judge a book by its coverDon’t judge someone or something by appearance alone
Don’t put all of your eggs in one basketDon’t put all of your hopes and resources into one goal or dream
Good things come to those who waitGood things can happen if you are patient
Knowledge is powerThe more you know, the more powerful you can be
Laughter is the best medicineLaughing is very good to be stress free, so that you can solve your problems easily
People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stonesYou shouldn’t criticize others when you have similar faults of your own
Practice makes perfectRegular exercise of an activity or skill is the way to become proficient in it
The early bird catches the wormOne who arrives first has the best chance for success

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